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 Post subject: Banana
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:14 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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This was going to be a winter project but I ended up getting ahead of myself :lol:
Not a spec bike so I dare say not to everyones liking

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:50 pm 
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Location: Suffolk
works for me... 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:18 pm 
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looks okay to me, cables are a bit long though, could do with being a fair bit shorter.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:55 pm 
retrobike rider
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Back in the day in South Wales that was THE Pimp My Ride bike. Lovely job mate. Looks minty.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:10 pm 
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Location: lancs
that frame looks mint is that the original colour ?
the rear stays have been painted i take it also i cant recall ever seeing a banana
in 501 although i know they did them . had the 531c once over
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:19 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Its a 501 frame but in 531c colours and the rear stays in red for that little custom touch


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:24 pm 
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nice one
notice there is only one set of bottle bosses?
and the rear stays dont have transfers
is this a stock 501 frame?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:28 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Yrs its just a stock 501 frame that ive repainted and redecaled
didnt decal the rear stays as I thought it looked too much


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:35 pm 
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ok
nice job mate
looks pretty big 60cm?
whats the equipment?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:40 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Its a 58 cm and running rsx gear but the calipers I used from my dads old racebike and theyre campag, not the done thing to mix but my old dad wanted to see some of his old bike come back to life and my old calipers were a bit tatty so it was a good opportunity to make dad happy


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